In 2014-15, our DSCB graduate students were among ~150 UCSF volunteers that participated in the classroom-based partnership programs with K-12 San Francisco Unified School District teachers through the Science & Health Education Partnership (SEP). A big thank you to our DSCB graduate student 2014-15 SEP volunteers! Bonnie Cole, Ashley Libby, Liz Wheatley
Gail Martin, Professor Emerita in the Department of Anatomy, was inducted as a foreign member of the Royal Society on July 10, 2015. The Royal Society, based in London, is the oldest learned society for science still in existence. Dr. Martin was inducted for being a "world-leader in understanding the function of Fibroblast Growth Factors (FGFs) in vertebrate embryos.
The DSCB directors, faculty and students extend their congratulations to Christina Theodoris, PhD. Christina is the first graduate of the DSCB program. She completed her PhD in Dr. Deepak Srivastava's lab in March 2015, and has now returned to UCSF medical school, where she will complete her MD via UCSF's Medical Scientist Training Program. Congratulations to Christina!